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Charles Hutton

Charles Hutton FRS FRSE LLD was an English mathematician and surveyor. He was professor of mathematics at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich from 1773 to 1807. He is remembered for his calculation of the density of the earth from Nevil Maskelyne's measurements collected during the Schiehallion experiment... Read More

Born14 August 1737
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Died27 January 1823 (aged 85)
London, England
NationalityBritish
Fieldsmathematics
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